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New Vatican Tours

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The Vatican now has tours for the sight- and hearing-impaired.  In the Vatican Museums, blind visitors will be able to touch selected masterpieces and sign-language experts will be present for the deaf. 

 

Founded in 1506 by Pope Julius II, the Vatican Museums contain Greek, Egyptian, Etruscan, Roman and Renaissance art.  The Museums attract more than three million visitors a year, making it the biggest tourist draw in Italy.  Read more from ANSA

 

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